Sat, 16 Jul 2022 19:54:40 -0400
Mine as well! Thanks for the heads up, Kent!
On Sat, Jul 16, 2022, 7:06 PM R Kent Rasmussen <
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> This is a brief note to report that the second volume of Alan Gribben's
> MARK TWAIN'S LITERARY RESOURCES is now available. Kevin Mac Donnell will
> soon be posting a full review of the book here, but I want to alert
> everyone to the amazing discount that Amazon is presently offering. The
> book lists for $95. That is a relative bargain these days for any densely
> packed 1,100-page scholarly book, but right now you can get the book for
> only $45! As there is no telling how long that incredible price will last,
> anyone who wants the book and hesitates to order it is foolish. Here's a
> link to its Amazon page:
> I've been browsing my copy of the book for several days and can attest
> that its reference value is beyond amazing. With more than 1 millions words
> of detailed information and analysis about nearly 6,000 works that Mark
> Twain owned or read, there's enough information in the book to jump-start a
> dozen dissertations and books and untold numbers of research articles.
> Moreover, it is endlessly fascinating simply to read.
> Those not already familiar with Gribben's work should read Kevin's Forum
> review of the first volume, which lays out what a treat owners of the
> second volume are in for: http://www.twainweb.net/reviews/GribbenVol1.html
> I'll end this note by reiterating my gratitude to Alan for the
> half-century of work he put into creating this invaluable resource.